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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE
ALASKA PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS UP TO 100 NM OUT.

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT AN AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WIND WAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ199-200130-
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
BOGOSLOF VOLCANO 53 NM WEST OF DUTCH HARBOR REMAINS ACTIVE. A 974 MB
LOW 25 NM EAST OF SAINT PAUL MOVES TO 25 NM EAST OF QUINHAGAK AT
991 MB LATE TONIGHT...THEN DISSIPATES AS IT MOVES FURTHER INLAND.
A FRONT MOVES INTO THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS FRI NIGHT.

$$

PKZ150-200130-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING S 20 KT BY LATE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.

$$

PKZ155-200130-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 25 KT EXCEPT 15 KT FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E.
SEAS 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.MON...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 19 FT.

$$

PKZ160-200130-
BRISTOL BAY-
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT BY NOON. SEAS IN ICE
FREE WATERS 3 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 FT.
FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 6 FT.

$$

PKZ165-200130-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING FRIDAY...

.TODAY...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.

$$

PKZ170-200130-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 18 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.MON...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ171-200130-
UNALASKA BAY-
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY TODAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

$$

PKZ172-200130-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 26 FT.
.MON...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 25 FT.

$$

PKZ173-200130-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
16 FT SUBSIDING TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.MON...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT.

$$

PKZ174-200130-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 13 FT. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 29 FT.
.MON...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 29 FT.

$$

PKZ175-200130-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 23 FT.
.MON...N WIND 40 KT. SEAS 23 FT.

$$

PKZ176-200130-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...W WIND INCREASING TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 29 FT.
.MON...N WIND 45 KT. SEAS 29 FT.

$$

PKZ177-200130-
ADAK TO KISKA-
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. FREEZING SPRAY.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING S 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 45 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 50 KT. SEAS 25 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 40 KT. SEAS 22 FT.

$$

PKZ178-200130-
KISKA TO ATTU-
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT BECOMING SE 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 45 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

$$

PKZ179-200130-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING TODAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND INCREASING TO 35 KT BY NOON. SEAS 14 FT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 13 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

$$

PKZ180-200130-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 35 KT BECOMING N 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 14 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW.
.FRI...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 FT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 7 FT.

$$

PKZ181-200130-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WIND 40 KT. SNOW.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 KT.
.SUN THROUGH MON...N WIND 25 KT.

$$

PKZ185-200130-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
332 AM AKST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY...

.TODAY...NE WIND 40 KT E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...N 30 KT W OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS 12 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...N WIND 35 KT DIMINISHING TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...N WIND 25 KT.
SEAS 10 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 20 KT. SEAS 6 FT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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